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Heliogravure After Pierre-Auguste Renoir "La Famille"

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After Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French; 1841-1919)
La Famille (The Family), early-mid 20th century
After the 1896 original painting
Heliogravure on paper
Includes a certificate of authenticity from Art Showcase Auction

A heliogravure on paper after Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s 1896 original painting titled La Famille (The Family). Depicted is a portrait of the artist’s family including Pierre Renoir, Aline Charigot, Mrs. Renoir, Jean Renoir and Gabrielle Renard. The composition is unsigned and presented beneath triple matting, behind acrylic glass, housed in a wood frame. A certificate of authenticity from Art Showcase Auction with unmatching information regarding the piece is included to the verso.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born in Limoges, France, and is known for being one of the leading figures of French Impressionism. He moved to Paris at a young age, where he revealed remarkable drawing abilities. Renoir got immerse in the decorative arts industry, where he hand-painted china, fans and signs, always inspired in the 18th century French Rococo masters. During 1862, he pursued his artistic inclinations and became part of the Atelier Gleyre, where he collaborated with his contemporaries Monet, Sisley, Bazille, Pissarro and Cézanne. After integrating the group and exhibiting alongside the Impressionists, Renoir received a very hostil reception from critics and the public. He eventually solidify himself as a respected artist, and successfully exhibited in the official Salons, becoming the prominent and iconic artist that we know today. Renoir’s extensive work is part of many public collections including the The Louvre, Paris; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; and the National Gallery, London among many others.


- minor wear, minor dents and scratches throughout the frame; minor scratches throughout acrylic glass; minor toning throughout paper.


22.4" W x 24.5" H x 1.25" D

- measures the frame; plate size measures 7.5" W x 9.5" H.

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